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Re: Circulate matches in command completion?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Circulate matches in command completion?
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 12:15:44 -0500
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On 2/12/10 11:47 AM, Peng Yu wrote:

>> The combination of those two commands does exactly what you want in
>> bash-4.1.  Menu completion on previous versions of bash behaves
>> differently.
> 
> My bash is of the following version. I guess this is the reason what
> the command is not working?
> 
> $ bash --version
> GNU bash, version 3.2.39(1)-release (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)
> Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

Yes, the bash-3.2 version of menu completion did not list completions.  It
would have helped if you had included version information in your original
bug report.


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